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Virginia Court of Appeals – unpublished decisions affirmed per curiam (access required)

Contract “Schneider contends on appeal that the circuit court erred by sustaining the Brants’ demurrer because she ‘pled enough facts in support of her claim for breach of contract’ and that the Brants ‘breached [their] duty to maintain the premises ...

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Forum-selection clause doesn’t confer venue under § 1391 (access required)

Although a government contractor agreed that any legal action would be brought “in a court of competent jurisdiction in Virginia,” that clause, by itself, did not establish that venue was proper in this court under 28 U.S.C. § 1391. As ...

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Negligent performance of contract claims dismissed (access required)

Where life insurance beneficiaries alleged a carrier failed to pay policy death benefit proceeds, their negligence and fraud claims were dismissed because their remedy was under contract law, not tort law. Background Caroline B. Reynolds, Alison W. Reynolds and Paige ...

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